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Temporary pink slips that went uncovered: What the court said

January 10, 2024 by David Gambrill

Alberta’s Court of the King’s Bench has ordered the Insurance Council of Alberta’s appeal panel to re-consider a matter involving allegations that a broker issued temporary auto insurance pink slips for which there was no insurance coverage. Retired broker Anthony

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Floods, wildfires: How an incorrect address cost a broker his job

December 6, 2023 by David Gambrill

Insurance Council of British Columbia has fined a former broker $1,500 for failing to notify his commercial client that the company’s address change — which located the business in a floodplain — triggered a lack of coverage during a subsequent

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Angry at losing a deal? Don’t take it out on the client

August 18, 2023 by David Gambrill

Frustrated at losing a deal in a competitive marketplace? Don’t take it out on the client, B.C.’s broker regulator has warned. A B.C. broker received a reprimand from the Insurance Council of B.C. for sending an angry letter to a

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B.C. broker suspended one year for misrepresenting principal driver of her car

August 18, 2022 by David Gambrill

A B.C. broker’s license has been suspended for one year after a regulatory investigation into her processing her own ICBC Autoplan transactions uncovered that she had misrepresented the principal driver of her personal vehicle on several ICBC policies. “Council found

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Broker suspended for passing off client’s cancelled vehicle plates as his own

November 10, 2020 by David Gambrill

A B.C. broker has been suspended for two years and fined $1,000 for passing off a client’s cancelled vehicle license plates as his own, giving the appearance that his vehicle was insured when in fact it wasn’t. Ping Hong (Gary)